‘The Nutcracker’ has the unique ability of drawing new people to the world of ballet while, at the same time, keeping it interesting for those who have seen it many times before
It wasn’t until an American resurgence of the work a half-century later — led by Ballet West founder and Utah native Willam Christensen — that ‘The Nutcracker’ started to become a holiday tradition
After painstaking efforts to rework Balanchine’s ‘Le Chant du Rossignol,’ Ballet West’s much-anticipated season premiere is finally revealed
HCT’s presentation of an updated “Cinderella” is a stunning array of glittering balls and glorious gown transformations complete with a beautifully executed Rodgers and Hammerstein score. Problem is, it tries a bit too hard to be hip.
Can an empowered Cinderella resemble the gentle heroine of yesteryear? HCT attempts to strike a balance in their adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Cinderella,” running July 1-Sept. 7.
Think your teen’s life is a cakewalk? Hale Center Theater hopes its upcoming musical production of “Freaky Friday” will make parents think again.
HCT’s fun house fairy tale delivers big on Roald Dahl’s message that every child deserves to be celebrated and that bullying should never be “taken on the chin.”
As HCT prepares to present more than 65 performances of “Matilda” over the next two months, the responsibility of carrying the show rests on some very slight shoulders.
Is there such thing as a “perfect season?” Ballet West’s Adam Sklute discusses the perennial programming tug-of-war and how he meets the challenge.
Unlike many classical ballets, this captivating production centered not around fairies, evil sorcerers or handsome princes, but on Alexander Pushkin’s 19th century romantic-realist novel, “Eugene Onegin.”
Three Utah brothers brought “The Nutcracker” to wartime America. Over 70 years later, Bruce Caldwell watches over the original production to ensure it lives up to its legacy.
The plotless, three-movement ballet featuring gem-inspired costumes takes audiences on a tour of the art form.
One of the nation’s youngest conductors of a major ballet company, newly appointed music director Jared Oaks will test his mettle during Ballet West’s “Jewels,” by George Balanchine.
Catchy tunes may be as elusive as the Scarlet Pimpernel himself, but humor, opulence and adventure make up the difference in HCT’s latest production, which runs through Nov. 24.
While saving necks from the guillotine, no one can guess who’s behind the mask of the Scarlet Pimpernel a— not even his own wife.